Montana man killed in accident near Manning

  A 40-year-old man from Kalispell, Montana was parked on the side of the road providing traffic control for a hazmat cleanup crew when he was killed Thursday two miles south of Manning on Highway 22. According to the North…
Dunn County send-off raises thousands for National qualifiers

  Staff Report More than $4,000 was raised Tuesday evening for the Killdeer area qualifiers for the National High School Rodeo Championship in Wyoming. More than 130 people participated in the dinner-auction fundraiser at High Plains Community Center. The national…
North Dakota airports get FAA grants

Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Committee, announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded grants totaling $9,783,498 for airports in North Dakota, including: · Minot International Airport – $2,164,051 to…
University of Mary seeking leaders for camp

  The University of Mary is excited to launch Rising Leadership North Dakota, a three-day summer camp that is designed to foster leadership and provide hands-on opportunities to explore exciting career paths. Rising Leadership North Dakota (RLND) will take place…
Fourth of July parade draws thousands to Killdeer

Staff Report Many were local. Some were not. Thousands of people lined the streets of Killdeer for the annual Fourth of July Parade which started by the High Plains Community Center and headed north past the Lions Park According to…
HAT TIPS: Don’t care much for fireworks….

  Hello, I don’t care much for fireworks. I don’t know if I ever really did. Seems like a lot of money to put up in smoke. And besides that, living just a couple miles out of town makes it…
National parks bring nearly $50 million boost to local ND economies

  A new National Park Service (NPS) study reports that visitors to North Dakota’s national parks spent $49.6 million dollars in nearby communities in 2018. Approximately 733, 000 people visited Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site, Knife River Indian…
University of Mary launches summer camp program

Submitted story   The University of Mary is excited to launch Rising Leadership North Dakota, a 3-day summer camp that is designed to foster leadership and provide hands-on opportunities to explore exciting career paths. Rising Leadership North Dakota (RLND)will take…
Veteran open house draws interest

    The Veterans Open House in Killdeer was a success, according to the new Dunn County Veterans Service Officer.   By Brad Mosher The Herald   The Open House, held June 25 at the High Plains Community Center, exceeded…
Dakota Datebook

    Finding Fen-Phen written by Merry Helm July 8, 2019 — It was on this date in 1997 that CNN broke the news that the miracle combination of diet drugs known as fen-phen was causing leakage in users’ heart…
Historic Vang Cemetery gains new chapel

  By Colette Gjermundson For the DC Herald   About 75 people gathered on a high hill southeast of Dunn Center on Sunday, June 30 to dedicate the new Vang Chapel which sits on a slight mound on the east…
OMDAHL: “Daddy, I’m in the water.”

  By Lloyd Omdahl     “Daddy, I’m in the water.”   “I am, too, Sweetie.”   “But my face is in the water and I can’t breathe.”   “I’m covered with water and I can’t even move.”   “Where…
Concert draws history, music, ‘Roosevelt’ to New England

The spoken word will help kick off a weekend of music July 5. By Brad Mosher The Herald Marie Louise Wilson, a Native American elder and member of the Hidatsa tribe, will be focusing on the Native American history surrounding…
Dickinson opening Farmers Market in July

    Staff Report There will be only a few Farmers Markets opening up for the summer in western North Dakota. For residents in Dunn County south to the border with South Dakota there is only one Farmers Market in…
DAKOTA DATEBOOK

  Bob Hope written by Sarah Walker June 28, 2019 — Performers have long been lifting morale and entertaining the troops. For some, like Bob Hope, this was a career-long process. Called “America’s No. 1 Soldier in Greasepaint,” Hope remained…